18 Touching Anniversary Gifts for Gay & Lesbian Couples for Years 21 to 29

Coming up with amazing anniversary gifts for gay & lesbian couples for the 21-29th year is a bit of a challenge, but we've got you covered!

Coming up with amazing anniversary gifts for gay & lesbian couples for the 21-29th year is a bit of a challenge. What do you get a couple that’s been together for 2+ decades? By now, they pretty much have everything they could possibly need, and then some, right?

Don’t worry, though; we’ve come up with some fantastic options that fit each year’s theme! Take a peek!

Related: 10 Amazing Anniversary Gifts For Gay and Lesbian Couples for Years 30 to 39

18 Touching Anniversary Gifts for Gay & Lesbian Couples for Years 21 to 29

Just like our anniversary gift ideas for the 11-19th years, we’re focusing on presents inspired by each anniversary’s special themes. So, let’s check those out.

We’ll look at the traditional and modern gift, as well as each anniversary’s gemstone, flower and color.

You’ll notice that some years don’t have flowers or colors associated with them yet. Also, others share a traditional and modern theme. It’s kind of like whoever comes up with these things got bored after the 20th anniversary! From there on out, it’s most the BIG years (think 5s and 10s) that have a full range of themes associated with them.

21Brass or NickelSameIoliteNoneOrange
23Silver PlateSameImperial TopazNoneSilver
24OpalMusical InstrumentsTanzaniteNoneLavender
25SilverSilverSilver JewelryIrisSilver

Okay, now that we know the themes, let’s check out some gifts!

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Year 21 Anniversary Gifts

For the 21st anniversary, the traditions assigned brass and nickel, so the gifts should be related to that. 

1. Brass Vase

Brass Vase

For anyone who loves succulents, these brass vases can be an adorable choice. You can find them on Amazon, and they are not expensive!

MyGift 6-Inch Brushed Brass Plated Metal Table Vase - Round Bowl-Shaped Succulent Planter Pot - Handcrafted in India
  • 6-inch metal round bowl-shaped planter vase with brass-plated finish
  • Perfect for use with flowers and succulents **Plants not included**
  • Metallic brass-plated finish blends well with modern decors

2. Love Cranes

Love Cranes Pair Brass Flamingo Showpiece Pair

These Etsy Love Cranes are on the expensive side, but they are really amazing. You can buy it with your partner for your house, or maybe gather up a group and get them for the couple.

Alpine Corporation HEH208 Metallic Crane Statue Outdoor Garden, Patio, Deck, Porch-Yard Art Decoration, 31-Inch Tall, Multicolor
  • CRANE STATUE: Colorful rustic crane looks great in your yard or garden, or placed on your deck or porch
  • ELEGANT LOOK: Beautifully blended colored design adds a peaceful yet classic look and brings in a graceful element to your outdoor decor
  • COLORFUL METAL: Textured feathers add to the quality of this art piece

Anniversary Gifts for Year 22

The 22nd anniversary is all about copper, so let’s see what your options are!

1. Moscow Mule Mug

Moscow Mule Mug

An amazing cup made out of copper can be a good option, whether you’re buying for a partner or for a couple. You can find it on Amazon, and it’s quite affordable. These mugs are amazing for any cold drink, so you don’t have to use it just for Moscow Mules!

Moscow-Mix Moscow Mule Mugs Large 16 oz - 100% Pure Copper Cups Authentic Hammered Style with Classic Handle - Moscow Mule Cups Set of 4 - Mule Mugs Perfect for Party Drinking and Gift
  • AUTHENTIC MOSCOW MULE EXPERIENCE - Immerse yourself in the true essence of the Moscow Mule cocktail with this set of 4 pure copper mugs, specifically designed to enhance the flavors and presentation of this iconic drink.
  • PREMIUM QUALITY CONSTRUCTION - Crafted from 100% pure copper, these 16 oz mugs offer exceptional durability and conductivity, ensuring your Moscow Mule stays refreshingly cold. Experience the superior quality and craftsmanship of these copper cups.
  • STYLISH AND ELEGANT DESIGN - Impress your guests with the timeless charm of these copper mugs. Their sleek and polished surface adds a touch of sophistication to any occasion, making them the perfect addition to your home barware collection.

2. Mixology Kit

Mixology Kit

For the best parties, this Amazon Mixology kit can really improve the mood. It can be a wonderful present the partners can buy for themselves and keep the party going!

Mixology Bartender Kit: 10-Piece Bar Tool Set with Bamboo Stand | Perfect Home Bartending Kit and Martini Cocktail Shaker Set For a Perfect Drink Mixing Experience | Fun Housewarming Gift (Copper)
  • Everything You Need (Except For The Booze): 10-Piece ALL-Inclusive bartender set of top shelf cocktail tools. Will give you the power to whip up impressive cocktails for your guests. Whether you're an amateur bartender or a professional cocktail mixing guru, whether you’re setting up a bar at home or at work, this bar set is a brilliant way to hit the ground running.
  • Coolest Way To Store And Display Your Bar Tools: Eco-friendly bamboo stand (Patented), carefully designed to keep your barware tools organized and accessible at all times. No more clutter in your kitchen drawers and cabinets. Show off your gorgeous cocktail kit with the unique bamboo storage rack. You will definitely win your guest’s attention.
  • Undeniably Perfect For Cocktail Lovers: First-class bartending set plus a sleek bamboo tool holder, both packed together inside a classy box. Your recipient will be thrilled like a child in a candy store. Plus, to make things truly delicious, it includes an online cocktails catalog.

Year 23 Anniversary Gifts

For the 23rd anniversary, the tradition says that you should find gifts resembling silver plates, or something made out of Imperial Topaz.

1. Silver Leaf Plate

Silver Leaf Plate

Everyone needs a cute catchall to store their keys, wallets, and all the other random small objects that we pull out of our pockets when we come home. Happily, this leaf-shaped plate from Amazon is perfect for that!

FairDeco Silver Electroplating Ceramic Leaf Trays, Small Jewelry Storage Box Decorative Centerpiece Accents
  • The Jewelry Plate size is 5.7 in/14.5 cm and 3.5 in/8.9 cm.Crafted from great quality glazed ceramic.
  • Material: The ring holder plate is made from high quality ceramic with silver electroplating. It is hand-made by skilled craftsman. Very Delicate and expressed thing to own.
  • A great gift for daughters, sisters,mothers,wifes and girlfriends,even boyfriends if they have many jewelry.

2. Hand-Stamped Love Spoon

Love spoon - spooning since.

This super sweet Love Spoon from Etsy can make a wonderful and unique gift that fits into the overall silver theme. It’s engraved with their names and wedding date, using the charming hand-stamping method,.

Spoon Full of LOVE – engraved spoon -Thanksgiving gifts – Hostess Gift – Made with Love – Easter gift – Secret Santa – st patricks gifts – Housewarming Gift
  • Spoon Full of LOVE – engraved spoon -Thanksgiving gifts – Hostess Gift – Made with Love – Easter gift – Secret Santa – st patricks gifts – Housewarming Gift

Year 24 Anniversary Gifts

For the 24th anniversary, we can talk about gift made out of opal, and resembling musical instruments. 

1. Engraved Wooden Music Box

 Engraved Wooden Music Box

On Etsy, you can find this amazing wooden music box, for everyone who loves vintage things, and of course, music! They offer personalization as well (although you don’t have to get it if you prefer not to).

2. Slate Coasters with Musical Notes

Music Coasters

Since we’re on the topic, a set of these coasters can also make a great present for the 24th anniversary! They’re perfect for couples who are passionate about music, but don’t really go for the vintage style of the box above. You can find these on Amazon.

  • 【UNIQUE DESIGN】 These coasters are made of natural slate stone, similar to granite, hammered edges. Whether using a plastic cup, glass or paper you will always want to use these stylish handmade coasters with steel holder for all tableware sets
  • 【EASY TO CLEAN】Each Coaster has 3 high-quality non-slip round mini soft EVA bumpers, easily clean any drops or spills off the coasters regularly with a soft simple damp cloth. Do not use in dishwasher
  • 【ULTRA PROTECTION】Protect your table from stains with this unique coaster set. These drink holders protect your furniture from sweating glasses, dripping coffee, beer or wine glasses, soda, tea, and more!

Anniversary Gifts for Year 25

The theme for the 25th anniversary is silver, in all its forms. From beautiful decorations to jewelry, and kitchenware. 

1. Silver Candlesticks

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On Amazon, you can find some of these stunning silver candlesticks for a fairly reasonable price. Every couple should have one amazing piece of silver to pass down through the generations, and this could definitely be it!

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2. Silver Bird Ornaments

Silver Bird Ornaments

These silver birds are probably the cutest thing you’ll see in a while. You can find them on Amazon, and get a few pairs for the couple celebrating their 25th anniversary, or even for your own house!

AuldHome Silver Bird Ornaments (Set of 4 Figurines); Little Bird Statuettes
  • DECORATIVE SET: Attractive set of four matching birds with unique poses
  • SIZE: 2.75 inch tall, 3.5 inches long, 2 inch wide [body 1.6 inch wide]
  • COLOR: Shiny silver

Year 26 Anniversary Gifts

When it comes to the 26th anniversary, it’s all about pictures. Could be frames, pictures of the couples, or simply incredible prints for your favorite couple.

1. Personalized Custom 3D Photo Etched Engraving

Personalized Custom 3D Photo Etched Engraving

Get creative with the “pictures” theme of this year and give the happy couple a beautiful 3D rendering of their wedding photo! It’s not as pricey as you might think it would be, and the quality is amazing. Definitely something to pass down to grandchildren!

Personalized Custom 3D Holographic Photo Etched Engraved Inside The Crystal with Your Own Picture (Birthday, Wedding Gift, Memorial, Mother's Day,Valentine's,Christmas)
  • Size: 5 x 4.5 x 2.5 inches
  • Professional 3D engraving and optional text etching of your choosing
  • Great gift for birthdays, Valentine's Day, wedding, anniversary, engagement, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, graduation, remembrance or memorial

2. Custom Canvas Photo Collage

Custom Canvas Photo Collage

Another beautiful idea is to take photos from their wedding and include them on a collage along with a more recent photo. That way, they can see just how far they’ve come and how much they’ve grown together in the last 26 years!

This one from Amazon comes in 7 sizes and a ton of different styles.

Smile Art Design 3 Images Collage Picture Custom Canvas Print with Your Photos Personalized Photo Custom Photo Prints Personalized Gifts for Men Wedding Gift Bacheloratte Decorations - 24x36 inches
  • Please Make Sure to Upload All Images to Complete the Collage/ Personalized Collage / Customize your Photo / Ready to Hang
  • High-quality canvas wall art prints are printed and gallery wrapped (stretched) by professionals MADE TO ORDER. %100 handmade and made in the USA.
  • READY TO HANG unless defined ROLLED UP in the size option. All canvas prints are UV resistant and fade resistant for gallery quality profile.

Year 27 Anniversary Gifts

Year 27 is probably the hardest of all, because sculptures are a super taste-specific gift. Not everyone likes all styles. Usually, I’d say to go with the modern gift, the gemstone, or even the flower, but we don’t have any of those. So, we’ll have to get a little creative and think outside the box.

1. Broad Bay Personalized 27 Year Anniversary Sign

Broad Bay Personalized 27 Year Anniversary Sign

This super cute sign counts all the minutes and seconds they’ve been together. It has a great farmhouse vibe to it, but at the same time the whitewash style gives it a beachy feel, too. So, it really fits in with most decor!

Broad Bay Personalized 27 Year Anniversary Sign Gift 27th Wedding Anniversary For Couple - Minutes Days Years - Solid Wood - 16.5in x 10.5in x .75in
  • PERSONALIZED! This Wonderful, Personalized 27th Anniversary Gift Is Handcrafted From Solid Wood.
  • A ROMANTIC 27TH ANNIVERSARY GIFT! The Perfect 27th Year Anniversary Present That Will Be Cherished As For Years To Come.

2. Glass Lovebirds Sculpture

Glass Lovebirds Sculpture

These darling glass lovebirds are beautiful, and so meaningful! They come in a couple different colors, and you can find them on Amazon. The best part? They’re all handmade, so every one is unique!

Hophen Art Glass Crystal Couple Bird Figurines Statues Handmade Blown Animal Sculpture Paper Weight Christmas Home Decor (Blue)
  • Please Notice: Each item was purely handmade, so there will be slightly difference in shape, weight and color details from the picture, which made each craft unique. Pure hand-made can not be avoided bubbles, this is not a defective.
  • Each glass figurine experienced more than 1000 degree high temperature baking, modeling and coloring process, and made by our professional craftspeople.it a special animal figurine just for you. No same at all.
  • This Couple Birds Figurines will be increase more fun and vitality when you put it in your living room, Bedroom and office.

Anniversary Gifts for Year 28

Year 28 is all about orchids, so let’s take a look at some gift ideas, besides the beautiful live flowers.

1. Handmade Metal Orchid

Handmade Metal orchid - Steel orchid - Iron orchid - Metal flower - Handforged orchid

Orchids are absolutely stunning, but they don’t always last. This metallic one from Etsy though will be around for a long, long time. It is expensive, so it may be a good idea to buy it with all your friends. 

Fennco Styles Handmade Orchid Flower Decorative Napkin Rings, Set of 4 – Coral Flower Napkin Holders for Home, Dining Table, Holiday Décor and Special Occasions
  • HANDMADE ORCHID NAPKIN RINGS – It is so easy to dress up or pare down this set of floral Design Napkin Rings depending on the occasion. They’re great to use for family gatherings, casual occasions or even when entertaining guests for a brunch or barbecue. They go lovely with linen table napkins.
  • PERFECT DEOCRATIVE RING DÉCOR – At 2.5 inches in diameter, these round metal napkin rings are perfectly sized for layering for your dining setting. These floral napkin rings are a nice way to add some fresh and beautiful look to the dining table, they will look stunning at a special outdoor event or spring-summer season.
  • PREMIUM QUALITY – We craft our playful napkin rings from a superior quality fabric and metal construction. Light-weighted, simple and easy to spot clean, set your dining table in style with these attractive napkin rings. Care: Wipe clean with a damp cloth.

2. Orchid Aura Candles with Gemstones

ORCHID AURA Soy Candles with Healing Crystals. Citrine, Rose Quartz, Amethyst Crystal. Eucalyptus + Lemongrass, Jasmine + Sandalwood, Clary Sage + Lavender. 3PC Scented Candle Set, 2.47oz Each

Something a little more affordable is this set of orchid candles from Amazon. Each candle has three healing crystals embedded in the soy wax. So neat!

ORCHID AURA Soy Candles with Healing Crystals. Citrine, Rose Quartz, Amethyst Crystal. Eucalyptus + Lemongrass, Jasmine + Sandalwood, Clary Sage + Lavender. 3PC Scented Candle Set, 2.47oz Each
  • CUTE & UNIQUE: Spoil yourself or another with these special crystal candles, designed to release good vibes and a beautiful scent.
  • 3 LUSH FRAGRANCES: Indulge in the refreshing fragrances inspired by nature. Enjoy the invigorating blend of eucalyptus and lemongrass, the romantic scent of jasmine and sandalwood, and the soothing aroma of clary sage and lavender.
  • 9 NATURAL CRYSTALS: Each candle is embedded with 3 natural healing crystals. Citrine, Rose Quartz, and Amethyst, for a total of 9 beautiful crystals. When the candle is finished, the crystals can be used as a keepsake. Please note that the crystals are natural and may vary slightly in colour, shape, or size.

Year 29 Anniversary Gifts

When it comes to the 29th anniversary, the standard is the furniture. Of course, it may be hard to find something the couple doesn’t already have, but we can focus on decoration!

1. Bed, Bath & Beyond Gift Card

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Since you can’t really choose the right furniture for the couple, give them a gift that lets them choose something for themselves! Everyone can find something useful at Bed, Bath and Beyond!

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2. Metal Mandala Decor

Metal Mandala Decor

This metal mandala is so big that it can be considered a piece of furniture. You can buy it along with your partner, or even have all your friends pitch in and get this awesomeness from Etsy! It comes in two sizes, and three colors!

Resama Large Metal Mandala Wall Decor, Unique Lotus Flower Wall Art, Suitable for Office and Home Indoor and Outdoor Decoration (Black, 45”x22.6” / 114×57.5cm)
  • UNIQUE AND EXQUISITE DESIGN: The large size mandala flower wall art has simple and rustic precision-cut hollow design, light and elegant. The surface powder coating makes the metal wall art have extremely high durability and anti-rust function.
  • WIDE APPLICATION: Mandala is a broad symbol of spirit, faith, etc. Ideal for people who are willing to feel life and appreciate nature to improve your creativity, health and quality of life. Perfect for decorating the wall of living Room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Balcony, patio, porch and Office. It is also the perfect choice for farmhouse wall art.
  • MATERIAL AND SIZE: The fashion style metal wall decor is made of 100% high-quality cold-rolled steel. Wipe clean with a dry cloth. Combined Size: 45 in (114 cm) W x 22.6 in (57.5 cm) H
Coming up with amazing anniversary gifts for gay & lesbian couples for the 21-29th year is a bit of a challenge, but we've got you covered!

I know, it can be hard to choose something, but now, you have all these amazing anniversary gifts for gay and lesbian couples for the years 21 to 29

Related: Heirloom Gifts! Of course, you don’t have to stick with themed gifts. If you see something that you know the couple will love but it’s for another year, go ahead and color outside the lines!

What are your favorite anniversary gifts for gay and lesbian couples for the years 21 to 29? Share below!

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